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Banish those January blues and start 2024 with a slice of Digbeth with these unmissable events!

Here’s our top picks of what you NEED to book up this month in Digbeth…

January

Burger Me Up x Mama Roux’s launch

Mama Roux’s (Lower Trinity Street)

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Yes, you read that right – food is back at Mama Roux’s for 2024! They’re collaborating with Brum burger legends Burger Me Up to officially begin a kitchen takeover – think smashed patties, mac and cheese bites, loaded fries, chicken strips and smilies.

They’ll even be bringing a spin on a Sunday roast with a delicious Yorkshire pudding burger with lashings of gravy – keep an eye on their page for all the launch details.

Burgers at Mama Roux's

Monday 1st January

GLAS New Year’s Day 2024

LAB11 (Trent Street)

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If you’re not too bleary eyed from NYE, head down to LAB11 in Digbeth; it’s no wonder it’s “the biggest NYD party in the UK” with their massive line-up, featuring DJ EZ, Bou, Sammy Virji, Majestic, Ferreck Dawn, Artful Dodger and more!

Saturday 6th January

Bowie Night

The Night Owl (Lower Trinity Street)

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Let’s Dance this January at The Night Owl, as the Bowie tribute returns by popular demand! Enjoy an evening of live music, visuals, glitter and DJs in honour of the late and great David Bowie. There’ll even be prizes for the best Bowie costumes!

People parting at The Night Owl

Monday 8th-Tuesday 30th January

Hug In A Mug Cake

The Big Bakes (Floodgate Street)

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If you want to learn a new skill as one of your resolutions, you’ve come to the right place – Digbeth is home to The Big Birmingham Bakes, a fun and accessible way to learn how to bake and even get competitive! Their cosy theme for January is Hug in a Mug Cake, so don’t miss out on booking up this month.

Hug in a Mug cake at The Big Bakes

Sunday 14th January

PVC Sundays: Paint, Vibe, Chill

Sobremesa (Custard Factory)

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If you’re looking for a chilled evening out, join Artsy Party Brum at Sobremesa for painting, music, food and drink – no experience needed! All art resources are provided; all you need is to bring yourself, a friend and a desire to channel your inner Andy Warhol.

Wednesday 17th-Friday 19th January

Belly Laughs

Dropshot Digbeth (Heath Mill Lane), The Rainbow (High Street), The Old Crown (High Street) and Kilo Ziro (Gibb Street)

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The iconic Belly Laughs pop-up comedy and food festival is BACK in Birmingham to bring some joy this January! Hosted in independent venues across the city, including 4 Digbeth hotspots, this event also raises money for SIFA Fireside, a local homeless charity.

Belly Laughs serves as a comedian potluck, so you could be treated to an up and coming local comedian or even a well known star – it’s all part of the fun!

Comedy night at Kilo Ziro

Saturday 20th January

Nexus Nights 001//Grand Debut

SUKi10C (Bordesley Street)

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Nexus Nights is launching in the second city this new year, and we can’t wait for an epic night with incredible music, drinks and the best local talent.

Tuesday 23rd January

670 Grams x Stripclub

670 Grams (Gibb Street)

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670 Grams has a very exciting time ahead, with the launch of Bodhiboys, their new venue in Digbeth, their brand new menu style launching in January and this one-off collaboration with Brummie street food legends, Stripclub!

Expect the unexpected with their 6 course menu, including crab mac n’ cheese, the “un-happy meal” and a toasted s’more.

Chefs at 670 grams

Saturday 27th January

Slam Dunk Winter Jam Tour

XOYO (Lower Trinity Street)

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Get your Slam Dunk fix right here in Digbeth with the Winter Jam Tour at XOYO! In the line-up is Zebrahead, Teenage Bottlerocket, Spunge, and Millie Manders & The Shutup.

Saturday 27th January

Miles Kane 2024 UK Tour

O2 Institute (Digbeth)

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Kicking off a huge year of live music in Digbeth, Miles Kane is coming to the O2 Institute, touring his latest album One Man Band, packed with guitar anthems!

Also playing this month is Ashley McBryde, Spanish Love Songs and BLDSUGR (a showcase of the bands of tomorrow).

Sunday 28th January

Worth The Weight Vintage

Factory Works (Custard Factory, Gibb Street)

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Start your sustainable new year the right way with Worth The Weight Vintage Birmingham – pick and mix vintage pieces, all for £20 a kilo!

Worth the weight sale at The Custard Factory

Monday 29th January

Reel Brum

The Bond (Fazeley Street)

Digbeth is becoming a hub for film-making, and if you want to be part of the thriving community, come along to Reel Brum’s monthly events. Join their first meet-up of the year on the 29th, where there’ll be a mixture of film screenings, networking, pitching and idea development.

This is open to anyone involved or interested in films or film-making!

What are you most excited for this January? Keep an eye on our social media for more of the best of Digbeth to start 2024 with a bang!